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85 days ago

Vampire Power: Avoid the Invisible Lurker

The Team from NZ Compare

Do you know that even when you switch off your devices, like the TV or coffee machine, they might still be sucking up power?

But fear not! At Power Compare, we've got the tools to help you ward off these energy thieves and SAVE money. Discover how to combat vampire power and keep your … View more
Do you know that even when you switch off your devices, like the TV or coffee machine, they might still be sucking up power?

But fear not! At Power Compare, we've got the tools to help you ward off these energy thieves and SAVE money. Discover how to combat vampire power and keep your energy bills in check.
Learn more now

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86 days ago

Have you got a great recipe for pumpkin?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours, our readers love learning things from other readers, so we're looking for recipes for pumpkin to feature in the magazine. Send your best ones to mailbox@nzgardener.co.nz by January 26, 2024. Every published recipe wins a copy of the March issue of NZ Gardener.

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86 days ago

WIN 1 of 4 X $60 Gift Cards!

The Team from NZ Compare

Embark on a fantastic 2024 journey! WIN your share of $240 (We have 4 X $60 gift cards to giveaway).

Simply tell us which bill you want to SAVE on this year - is it your power bill, or maybe your broadband, mobile phone, or mortgage? CLICK below to participate.

NZ Compare 's 2024 goal … View more
Embark on a fantastic 2024 journey! WIN your share of $240 (We have 4 X $60 gift cards to giveaway).

Simply tell us which bill you want to SAVE on this year - is it your power bill, or maybe your broadband, mobile phone, or mortgage? CLICK below to participate.

NZ Compare 's 2024 goal is helping more Kiwis COMPARE and SAVE!

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86 days ago

Display it

The Team from Resene ColorShop Taupo

Make the most of your open shelves with a refresh using Resene paints.

Find out how to bring out the best in your shelves with this easy to follow advice.

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86 days ago

Doug finds family at Ryman

Hilda Ross Retirement Village

Not all Ryman residents can claim viral internet sensation status – but Patrick Hogan Retirement Village’s Doug Lineham sure can!

It was during the live televised name reveal for Ryman Healthcare’s new Cambridge village on TVNZ’s Breakfast that presenter Matty McClean happened upon Doug.… View more
Not all Ryman residents can claim viral internet sensation status – but Patrick Hogan Retirement Village’s Doug Lineham sure can!

It was during the live televised name reveal for Ryman Healthcare’s new Cambridge village on TVNZ’s Breakfast that presenter Matty McClean happened upon Doug.

The resulting hilarious sequence of dry, but complimentary-to-Ryman, one-liners left the audience calling for Doug to have his own show. One fan even touted him as the next PM!

What viewers didn’t know, however, was that behind the droll exterior, Doug was dealing with the loss of his beloved wife Jan.

Click to read Doug's story.

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98 days ago

Conversations: Are you on the vegetable-growing buzz?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The cost of living has driven many New Zealanders to find a patch in their backyard and start growing their own vegetables. Have you recently become a green thumb and has it become fruitful? Share your experience with us.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded … View more
The cost of living has driven many New Zealanders to find a patch in their backyard and start growing their own vegetables. Have you recently become a green thumb and has it become fruitful? Share your experience with us.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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87 days ago

Announcing our Santa Paws winners

Southern Cross from Neighbourly Nz

A huge thank you to all those who entered our Santa Paws competition - what a joy to see so many festive pets!

And now the competition results you've all been waiting for... We now have our ten winners who will receive a $100 Prezzy® Card:- you can click on their names to see their … View more
A huge thank you to all those who entered our Santa Paws competition - what a joy to see so many festive pets!

And now the competition results you've all been waiting for... We now have our ten winners who will receive a $100 Prezzy® Card:- you can click on their names to see their entries.

Tracey Rose
Julie Chamberlain
Selina Chan
Alexi White
Robert Brumm
Maria Wood
Kerena Davidson
Julie Gregory
Mark Williams
Glen Adams

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87 days ago

Take flight with this unique course!

The Team from Fraser ACE Adult Community Education

Embark on a thrilling journey into the skies with Ross at Fraser Adult Community Education's Introduction to Drones course.

Perfect for enthusiasts and beginners alike, this hands-on program offers a unique opportunity to explore the fascinating world of drone technology. Learn the … View more
Embark on a thrilling journey into the skies with Ross at Fraser Adult Community Education's Introduction to Drones course.

Perfect for enthusiasts and beginners alike, this hands-on program offers a unique opportunity to explore the fascinating world of drone technology. Learn the essentials of drone operation, safety protocols, and unleash your creativity through practical flight exercises. Led by experienced instructors, this course provides a comprehensive understanding of drone capabilities and applications.

Whether you're interested in aerial photography, recreational flying, or potential career paths, Introduction to Drones at Fraser Adult Community Education is your gateway to mastering the art of drone piloting.
Explore course now

91 days ago

Poll: Does your rubbish collection happen enough?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Christmas can generate more rubbish than usual and sometimes it means holding on to excess smelly bags until the next rubbish day. Are you happy with the frequency of your rubbish collection?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of… View more
Christmas can generate more rubbish than usual and sometimes it means holding on to excess smelly bags until the next rubbish day. Are you happy with the frequency of your rubbish collection?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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Does your rubbish collection happen enough?
  • 84.3% Yes, it's just right
    84.3% Complete
  • 14% No, I need them more frequently
    14% Complete
  • 1.6% Other - I'll share below
    1.6% Complete
2004 votes
89 days ago

Want comfortable and natural-looking dentures?

The Denture Man

Are you looking for a comfortable and natural-looking solution to replace your missing teeth?

If so, you might want to consider flexible partial dentures. Unlike regular dentures, flexible partials are made of a thin thermoplastic material that bends and adapts to your mouth. They also have no … View more
Are you looking for a comfortable and natural-looking solution to replace your missing teeth?

If so, you might want to consider flexible partial dentures. Unlike regular dentures, flexible partials are made of a thin thermoplastic material that bends and adapts to your mouth. They also have no metal parts, so they blend in with your gums and teeth. Flexible partial dentures are easy to clean and wear, and they can improve your smile and confidence.

Contact The Denture Man - to find out more about this amazing option!
Contact us today

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103 days ago

Show us your summer projects

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Time off work or just time with some sun! it's a great motivator to get crafty, in the house and beyond.

We'd love to see what you've been tinkering with over the holidays, whether it's beautifying your garden, making a pallet coffee table or getting your sew on. Share below… View more
Time off work or just time with some sun! it's a great motivator to get crafty, in the house and beyond.

We'd love to see what you've been tinkering with over the holidays, whether it's beautifying your garden, making a pallet coffee table or getting your sew on. Share below what you've been up to - we'd love to see photos too!

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89 days ago

How do you think the Taupō housing market is going?

Libby Totton Reporter from Taupō Times

The appetite for holiday homes is stoking the heat in some summer hotspots, with one agent saying all of their listings are getting multiple offers.

The market has been more buoyant than expected, Real Estate Taupō co-director and agent Abbie Treloar said, with every single listing they have … View more
The appetite for holiday homes is stoking the heat in some summer hotspots, with one agent saying all of their listings are getting multiple offers.

The market has been more buoyant than expected, Real Estate Taupō co-director and agent Abbie Treloar said, with every single listing they have had since the election going to multi-offer.

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89 days ago

Hilda Ross Village Presents: Rebecca Nelson

Hilda Ross Retirement Village

Tuesday 30 January, 10am
Hilda Ross Village

Join us for a chance to indulge in the beautiful harmonies and melodies from soulful songstress Rebecca Nelson.

This is your personal invitation to come along, bring a friend and enjoy an exclusive concert with complimentary refreshments. We’ll … View more
Tuesday 30 January, 10am
Hilda Ross Village

Join us for a chance to indulge in the beautiful harmonies and melodies from soulful songstress Rebecca Nelson.

This is your personal invitation to come along, bring a friend and enjoy an exclusive concert with complimentary refreshments. We’ll be there to help you find out more about retirement living at Hilda Ross Village.

RSVP is essential, call Joanne on 07 853 6148. We look forward to seeing you there.

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89 days ago

Have you got New Zealand's best shed?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours, have you got New Zealand’s most amazing shed? If the answer is yes, we want to know! Resene and NZ Gardener are on the hunt for the country’s best shed. Send in your photos and stories behind your man caves, she sheds, clever storage spaces, cute chicken coops and potty potting… View moreDear neighbours, have you got New Zealand’s most amazing shed? If the answer is yes, we want to know! Resene and NZ Gardener are on the hunt for the country’s best shed. Send in your photos and stories behind your man caves, she sheds, clever storage spaces, cute chicken coops and potty potting sheds. The Resene Shed of the Year 2024 winners will be announced in the April 2024 issue of NZ Gardener, and the winner receives more than $2500 worth of prizes.

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90 days ago

Last chance for tickets!

Heart Foundation Lotteries

For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home in Clarks Beach, Auckland worth over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be loved by its new owners.

Make this … View more
For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home in Clarks Beach, Auckland worth over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be loved by its new owners.

Make this property your permanent residence, a holiday home, rent it or even sell it! Don’t forget, tickets also make great gifts.

Celebrate the Heart Foundation’s 30th Birthday Lottery and get your tickets today.
Buy tickets now

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